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People Of The Land: A Pacific Philosophy John Patterson

People Of The Land: A Pacific Philosophy

John Patterson

Published June 21st 2011
ISBN : 9780864693679
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151 pages
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This sequel to the authors acclaimed first book on Maori philosophy, Exploring Maori Values, develops the idea that we humans can and need to become people of the land in the Maori sense (tangata whenua, developing a harmonious interdependenceMoreThis sequel to the authors acclaimed first book on Maori philosophy, Exploring Maori Values, develops the idea that we humans can and need to become people of the land in the Maori sense (tangata whenua, developing a harmonious interdependence with the environment in which we live rather than continui9ng to dominate it. Although arising out of Maori concepts, this is a model for human life which is available to any culture and is urgently needed to replace discredited ideas of human sovereignty over the natural environment.